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LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

Dick Straight May 23, 2017 0

LaShawn Merritt has won an unprecedented five times in the Prefontaine Classic 400, but this year’s 1-lapper has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him. It will be a Pre Classic debut for half the

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Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Dick Straight May 19, 2017 0

A remarkable collection of the world’s best distance runners in the Prefontaine Classic 5000 Meters will provide a preview of the London World Championships final this summer. More than half the field own an Olympic

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English Gardner at Home in Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

English Gardner at Home in Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

Christopher Kelsall May 17, 2017 0

A historically fast straightaway awaits a Prefontaine Classic women’s 100m field loaded with Olympians, but one runner knows the track better than anyone else. English Gardner, 25, might want to run every major race at the

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Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

For the first time since his historic win in Rio, Matthew Centrowitz will return to Hayward Field to battle the world’s best in the Prefontaine Classic’s most famous race, the Bowerman Mile. Even on his

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The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

Dick Straight April 26, 2017 0

All three Olympic medalists from Rio are returning to Pre, where the eventual Olympic trio met for the first time last year in a race that was even tighter than the Rio final. Incredibly, added

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Reese vs. Bartoletta: A Gold Medal Clash in Pre Classic Women’s Long Jump

Reese vs. Bartoletta: A Gold Medal Clash in Pre Classic Women’s Long Jump

Dick Straight April 5, 2017 0

Prefontaine Classic The only American women besides Jackie Joyner-Kersee to win Olympic gold in the long jump will lead the world’s best at the Prefontaine Classic. The incredible field includes all three of last year’s Olympic

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Muhammad’s Gold Brings Spotlight to Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

Muhammad’s Gold Brings Spotlight to Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

Dick Straight April 3, 2017 0

America’s first Olympic gold medalist in the women’s 400-meter hurdles returns to the Prefontaine Classic in the meet’s best-ever field in the event.  The superb collection includes not only every Olympic medalist from Rio,

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World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

World Record Holder Barbora Spotakova Leads Pre Classic Women’s Javelin

Dick Straight March 30, 2017 0

A packed women’s javelin field is the best in Prefontaine Classic history. World record holder Barbora Spotakova is one of all three Rio Olympic medalists slated to compete among a list full of Olympians, including

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Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Ryan Crouser Returns to Pre Classic with Olympic Gold Medal

Christopher Kelsall March 13, 2017 0

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Crouser leads a power-packed shot put field at the Prefontaine Classic that includes all of the world’s best. In addition to Crouser, three other major gold medalists (and the Rio Olympic

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Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Dick Straight February 9, 2017 0

World record holder Renaud Lavillenie will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a 5th time, and prime among his challengers will be both Thiago Braz– who famously thwarted the Frenchman’s bid for a second Olympic

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